Refine Search

Bob Franken: The compromise subterfuge

...Meanwhile, for the Democrats, Barack Obama is at the tag end of his presidency and suddenly has decided on a "No more Mr. Nice Guy" approach. Even after his party got "shellacked" in the midterms, he's taking it to the Republicans like he never...
Knudsen, Chenault ready for election day

...each other as they characterized the last few weeks of their race. "I've met Rocky on the campaign trail and he's a nice guy," Chenault said. "We've had numerous conversations about different issues in our area that are concern to people...
Jay Leno: Mr. Nice Guy

Anyone in the news business will tell you that a side benefit is the diverse number of people one gets to meet. Jay Leno, who leaves "The Tonight Show" on Feb. 6 after a 22-year run (retire is not the right word in his case), is one such person.
Humor, humbleness makes Old Town Kenai priesthood enjoyable

...Before he came in the (Old Town Kenai) area," Langley said, "it didn't seem so friendly. "Good, good guy. Real nice guy. ... Once I started figuring out he was a real good guy, I started ribbing him a little bit." Having been married...
Birch Ridge report: Tourney to help junior programs

...75-year-old caddie. When he finished up on No. 18 the starter asked him how it went."Well," Bill said, "my caddie was nice guy and he tried really hard. But his eyes were bad. He just couldn't see far enough to help me find all my errant shots...
Reeling It In: And the Oscar goes to ... Billy Crystal?

...fell flat. It's too bad -- Anne Hathaway is charming and adorable, and Franco is genuinely talented and seems like a nice guy, but it was obvious from the beginning that the two had no real idea what they were doing there. Hathaway, talking...
Familiar turf

...year."Right when I was getting done with my bike, he just finished his run and helped me put my bike up, he's a nice guy," Beiswenger said.Beiswenger said he participated with his brother, and enjoyed what the event had to offer."This...
Birch Ridge report: Has summer started yet?

...unsightly score. After the round, she specifically requested that I avoid putting her score in the newspaper. Being the nice guy that I am, I will happily oblige. I'm not in this to embarrass anyone. Of course, Leona wasn't the only lady out...
Birch Ridge Golf Report: Pink Ribbon Rally raises money for breast cancer but cloudy. Daryl Jelsma took low net with a 31, plus had the long putt on the ninth hole at 26 feet, 2 inches. Nice guy that Daryl is, he did let Don McGhee take the sixth hole at 13 feet, 2 inches, with Chuck Obendorf putting his tee...
Animals amok

...because it was temporarily blind. I've never had trouble with it again. I considered my solution was righteous until a nice guy from Alaska Department of Fish and Game wrote a congratulatory note about the article. Especially for not turning the...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback